The Belfast Curling Club is the only curling club in Maine. We learn about the sport from Mark and Tim and Mark learns curling can be fun with instructions from Tim. Topics: interview,curling, skating, curling club, Belfast, Maine, Scottish sports
This is a funny look at how the Belfast sewage treatment plant works. Mark and Tim are two local funny guys who have a show that is remarkably informative at times. Topics: sewage treatment, Belfast, Maine, city, pollution, interview, people, natural resources
Maine historian, Jon Johansen provides a fascinating look at the many nautical accidents and lives lost in those mishaps during his presentation for the Belfast Historical Society and Museum. Topics: weather, maritime history, Belfast, Maine, shipwrecks, New England, storms
A poetry short-perfect as interstitial between programming. Beautiful visuals of ferry crossing Penobscot Bay as poem is being read. Topics: poetry, Elizabeth Garber, Belfast, poet laureate,Bay Crossing,poetry short
Mathews Brothers is a manufacturer of windows that is located in Belfast,Maine. This program takes viewers inside the factory to learn about the manufacturing process. Topics: interview, factory, windows, Belfast, Maine, Mathews Brothers, manufacturing
The Belfast,Maine fire department has been stringing lights along High Street in Belfast for many years. They do it in the early morning before Thanksgiving, (and we always thought it was elves). A good filler between programs this holiday season Topics: Christmas lights, Belfast, Maine, holiday, tradition, fire department
This is one of the monthly presentations by the Belfast Historical Society. The presentation was by Kevin Johnson, photo archivist at the Penobscot Marine Museum and features images of Belfast Maine taken in the late 19th and early 20th century. Those images are juxtaposed with current images. Topics: Belfast, Maine, lecture, Kevin Hohnson, Penobscot Marine Museum
The Mark and Tim Show visit the Belfast,Maine recycling center aka the dump. They interview those who work there, take a tour, and get a look at what goes on inside. Topics: interview, conservation, natural resources, recycling, trash, dump, Belfast, environmental services
The HMS Bounty is a tall ship built originally as a prop for the 1960s film, "Mutiny on the Bounty". This program features an interview with the captain and includes a tour of the ship. Topics: interview, maritime history, HMS Bounty, tall ships, Belfast, Maine
Smokey McKeen is a folklorist who has been gathering the stories of people from Waldo County, Maine for decades. He gave a talk at Belfast Senior Collegewhere he recounts some of these stories. Topics: live event, education, oral history, natural resources, folklore, Waldo County, Maine, Belfast,...
Interview with Jay McCrum,owner of Penobscot McCrum food processing facility in Belfast, Maine. Many potato products are produced in the plant from double stuffed to potato skins. This program gives a look inside and a tour of the facility. Topics: potatoes, Penobscot McCrum, factories, food, Belfast, Maine, Jay McCrum, interview, farming
Waldo County General Hospital is a small community hospital located on the Maine coast. This program describes the changes that have taken place at the hospital over the past 40 years. These changes may be similar at many other small hospitals and provide a look at the new developments in health care. Topics: interview, oral history, hospitals, health care, Waldo County General Hospital, Belfast, Maine
This program which was presented by the Belfast Historical Society and Museum features interviews with two long time residents of Belfast. Captain Bill Abbott was a Penobscot bay pilot for many years. Harold Jones has seen many changes during his long life in Belfast Maine Topics: Maritime history, oral history, Belfast Maine, Penobscot Bay, Bill Abbott, Harold Jones
This program follows the story of Belfast's historic quilt as told by Megan Pinette, of Belfast Historical Society and Pam Weeks, curator of the New England Quilt Museum. The flag quilt was made in Belfast Maine and sent to Union soldiers during the Civil War. Topics: Lecture, Quilt, Civil War, Wars, Belfast, Maine, Pam Weeks, Megan Pinette
For 50 years the Grant family ran the Colonial Theater in Belfast, Maine which celebrated its 100th anniversary in April, 2012. This documentary takes a look back at the history of movies and the Grant family. Topics: documentary, John Grant, movie theater history, Colonial Theater, interview, arts, people, oral...
The Belfast,Maine town clock is owned by the city but resides in the steeple of the First Church. We tag along with Bob Stover who is setting the clock an hour ahead for Spring. Bob gives a tour of the works and we learn some history along the way. Topics: interview, people, conservation, oral history, town clock, Belfast, Maine, clock tower